Psychology & Psychiatry

Bloodlines may matter more than love when it comes to health

Strained relationships with parents, siblings or extended family members may be more harmful to people's health than a troubled relationship with a significant other, according to a study published by the American Psychological ...

Pediatrics

AAP provides grief counseling guidance for pediatricians

(HealthDay)—Pediatricians have an important role in supporting parents and siblings following the death of a child, according to a clinical report published online Nov. 26 in Pediatrics.

Health

The best way to avoid overeating for the holidays? Stop dieting

Thanksgiving ushers in the long season of holiday treats. While many look forward to gobs of stuffing and plates piled high with cookies, others view the smorgasbords with dread. For them, holiday eating means blown diets, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Thoughtful words help couples stay fighting fit

Couples who bring thoughtful words to a fight release lower amounts of stress-related proteins, suggesting that rational communication between partners can ease the impact of marital conflict on the immune system.